Cooke County 1861 - 1865
What is known as "The Great Hanging in Gainesville"
1. George Washington's Account of the Great Hanging at Gainesville, 1862 (Pages 331 thru 414)
2. Union League in Cooke County - taken from "The Early Days In Cooke County" by C.N. Jones
3. The Great Hanging - taken from "The First 100 Years in Cooke County" by A. Morton Smith
4. Fort Tours - Great Hanging at Gainesville
5. Handbook of Texas Online - Great Hanging At Gainesville
6. Rebel Justice: The Great Hanging at Gainesville
Recommended Reading; This book is available for purchase at the Morton Museum in Gainesville.
THE GREAT HANGING AT GAINESVILLE by Thomas Barrett, January, 1885